yet · adverb /jet/Full view
A2 up until now
Dictionary examples:

I haven't spoken to her yet.

He hasn't finished yet.

"Are you ready?" "Not yet - wait a moment."

Learner example:

I haven't seen the sea yet. (Key English Test; A2; Spanish)

yet (NOW)
A2 now or as early as this time
Dictionary example:

I don't want to go home yet.

Learner example:

I don't need it yet because my parents gave me a new computer for my birthday. (Key English Test; A2; French)

the best/worst, etc. yet
B2 the best or worst, etc. until now
Dictionary examples:

Of all the songs I've heard tonight, that's the best yet.

That was my worst exam yet.

Learner example:

And that was my worst experience yet. (First Certificate in English; B2; Lithuanian)

yet again
B2 again after something has happened or been done many times before
Dictionary example:

The bus was late yet again.

Learner example:

Tom, thank you so much yet again for your interest. This talk is very important to me and to count on you is an honour for our college. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

C1 from now and for a particular period of time in the future
Dictionary examples:

She won't be back for a long time yet.

Our holiday isn't for weeks yet.

Learner example:

It's a fact that everybody knows that living in Poland is not easy now and it won't be for a long time yet. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Polish)

yet another/more, etc.
C2 used to show that you are surprised or annoyed that something is being repeated or increased
Dictionary example:

He's given us yet more work to do.

Learner example:

The awe-inspiring view of the park must not be destroyed for yet another building. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)

could/may/might, etc. yet
C2 used to say there is still a possibility that something will happen
Dictionary example:

He may win yet.

Learner example:

Weakened, the tunnel could yet crumble and fall at any time. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)

be/have yet to do sth
C2 to not have done something that was expected before this time
Dictionary example:

They have yet to make a decision.

Learner example:

But she had yet to inform her fiancé. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Greek)

as yet
C1 until and including this time
Dictionary examples:

We haven't needed extra staff as yet, but may do in the future.

No ambulances had as yet managed to get across the river.

Learner example:

I would like to do something about it, but as I can't imagine building anything near my beautiful house (because I'm afraid it would destroy its wonderful harmony), I have no idea as yet how to solve this problem. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Polish)

yet · conjunction /jet/
B1 used to connect two words, phrases, or clauses when the second part adds something surprising to the first part
Dictionary examples:

simple yet effective

I agree it's unlikely, yet she knows what she's talking about.

Learner example:

It was huge and yet gracious. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Portuguese)

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